Gustavo Martín Garzo

Gustavo Martín Garzo was born in Valladolid in 1948. His work as a novelist and essayist has made him into one of the most prestigious voices of Spanish literature of recent years. From his extensive list of published titles one can single out El lenguaje de las fuentes, which won the Premio Nacional de Narrativa in 1994; Marea oculta, Premio Miguel Delibes winner in 1995; La princesa manca, La vida nueva, El pequeño heredero, Las historias de Marta y Fernando, Premio Nadal 1990, La soñadora (2002) y Los amores imprudentes which were published in 2004. He has been awarded many journalism prizes and writes regularly for the newspaper El País.

In 2006 he published his novel Mi querida Eva, which won the Premio Mandarache for young readers, and one year later El cuarto de al lado, a series of notes about life and literature. El jardín dorado, one of his most personal books, was published in 2008, the same year he received the Premio de las Letras de Castilla y León, for all of his works. His most recent novel is La carta Cerrada (2009).

Website: www.clubcultura.com/clubliteratura/clubescritores/garzo

Selected bibliography

- Una tienda junto al agua. Los infolios, 1991
- El amigo de las mujeres. Caja España, 1992
- El lenguaje de las fuentes. Lumen, 1993
- Marea oculta. Lumen, 1993
- La princesa manca. Ave del paraíso, 1995
- La vida nueva. Lumen, 1996
- El pequeño heredero. Lumen, 1997
- El pozo del alma. Anaya, 2001
- Las historias de Marta y Fernando. Destino, 1999
- El valle de las gigantas. Destino, 2000
- Una miga de pan. Siruela, 2000
- La soñadora. Areté, 2001
- Pequeño manual de las madres del mundo. Siruela, 2003
- El libro de los encargos. Areté, 2003
- Tres cuentos de hadas. Siruela, 2003
- Dulcinea y el caballero dormido. Edelvives, 2005
- Mi querida Eva. Lumen, 2006
- El jardín dorado. Lumen, 2008
- Sesión continua. El pasaje de las letras, 2008
- La carta cerrada. Lumen, 2009